Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training

The EPSRC Horizon Centre for Doctoral Training (CDT)  is based at the University of Nottingham and is supported by a multi million pound investment from UK Research and Innovation, the University of Nottingham and over 40 industry partners. The CDT focuses on digital identity, personal data and data creativity within the global digital economy, and is affiliated with the Horizon Digital Economy Research Institute. Find out more about the CDT by reading our brochure Broadening horizons in the Digital Economy or by watching our short Horizon CDT video.

2020 recruitment round now open:

We are now recruiting for 13 fully-funded PhD studentships, starting at the end of September 2020. Please see current opportunities for further information and to apply.

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Horizon CDT News

Well done Roza Vasileva!

Congratulations to Roza Vasileva (2016 cohort) who came in 4th place in the 3MT® People’s […]

Do you have experience using social media platforms?

Ioanna Ntinou (2018 cohort) is running a study that focuses on the sharing of information […]

3MT People’s Choice Award 2020 – Vote Now

The 2020 University of Nottingham 3MT Peoples Choice competition will run from 19-26 June, with […]

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Horizon CDT Blog Posts

Prototyping voice user interfaces

The recent growth in popularity of Voice User Interfaces (VUIs), from smartphone assistants (e.g. Siri) […]

In the pandemic, cities are scrambling to expand cycling infrastructure: Big Data can help

post by Gregor Engelmann (2014 cohort) and Maria Catalina Ochoa The coronavirus (COVID-19) and lockdown […]

Engaging children with STEM

post by Neeshé Khan (2018 cohort) Last year I decided to partake in a program […]

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